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Nimroz: 50 needy families receive hatcheries

Nimroz: 50 needy families receive hatcheries

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3 Aug 2022 - 18:36
Nimroz: 50 needy families receive hatcheries
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3 Aug 2022 - 18:36

ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Fifty destitute families in southwestern Nimroz province were distributed poultry hatcheries and 1,200 kilograms of chlorine was provided to the provincial government.

Mualvi Sadiqullah Nasrat, Director Repatriation and Refugees, told Pajhwok Afghan News that 50 poor families received poultry hatcheries with all needed facilities.

He said the aid was provided with financial assistance of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and ACRO foundation and distributed in coordination with the Repatriation and Refugee department.

According to him, every family received a solar panel, a battery, two bags (50 kilos) of food for chickens and other necessary equipment for producing chickens.

The survey for identification of other poor and vulnerable families is still ongoing in remote areas of the province.

Separately, UNICEF donated hundreds kilograms of chlorine to the provincial water distribution authority in order to clean drinking water.

Provincial Water Distribution Director Eng. ObaidullahRahmani said UNICEF provided chlorine to purify the drinking water of wells in Nimroz, adding that the substance would be used in water reservoirs in Zaranj and some districts.

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